14 episodes

Today’s teens are facing realities we never faced as parents, creating conflict that can lead to shame, stigma, broken relationships and even a crisis of faith. Join Dr. Jessica Peck, pediatric nurse practitioner, professor, and mom of 4 teens with her cohost Dr. Brian Haynes, pastor, as they equip parents to build healthy relationships with their teens. Listen in every other Tuesday as Jessica and Pastor Brian discuss a different chapter from the book Behind Closed Doors: A Guide to Help Parents and Teens Navigate Through Life’s Toughest Issues.

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    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

Today’s teens are facing realities we never faced as parents, creating conflict that can lead to shame, stigma, broken relationships and even a crisis of faith. Join Dr. Jessica Peck, pediatric nurse practitioner, professor, and mom of 4 teens with her cohost Dr. Brian Haynes, pastor, as they equip parents to build healthy relationships with their teens. Listen in every other Tuesday as Jessica and Pastor Brian discuss a different chapter from the book Behind Closed Doors: A Guide to Help Parents and Teens Navigate Through Life’s Toughest Issues.

    Postscript: How to Heal Generational Hurts

    Postscript: How to Heal Generational Hurts

    Jessica shares her post-script story of healing her relationship with her daughter. Pastor Brian equips parents for Legacy Milestones through childhood.

    • 28 min
    Eating Disorders: How to Find Healing When Food is Your Enemy

    Eating Disorders: How to Find Healing When Food is Your Enemy

    Jessica calls out our judgment of others and the social acceptability of disordered eating. PastorBrian talks about the impacts of modesty culture on body shaming.

    • 26 min
    Gender Identity: How to Respond with Compassion and Kindness

    Gender Identity: How to Respond with Compassion and Kindness

    Jessica talks about how parental fear of teen struggles is not as great as our fear of how those struggles will be perceived by others. Pastor Brian shares his perspective in staying true to your convictions while showing compassion and kindness.

    • 24 min
    Social Justice: How to Talk to Your Kids About Racism

    Social Justice: How to Talk to Your Kids About Racism

    Jessica coaches parents to listen rather than lecture, seeking common ground first rather than pursuing conflict. Pastor Brian shares his family’s experiences with seeking fellowship in diverse friend and family groupings.

    • 28 min
    Pornography: How to Find Freedom from Secrets

    Pornography: How to Find Freedom from Secrets

    Jessica leads a heart-to-heart about the damage pornography causes to developing brains and the relational toll of keeping secrets. Pastor Brian shares his own personal experience and guardrails for families.

    • 30 min
    Sex and Sexting: How to Be Naked and Unafraid

    Sex and Sexting: How to Be Naked and Unafraid

    Jessica equips parents to confidently (and authentically awkwardly!) guide teen sexual development by remembering sex isn’t secret, but it is sacred. Pastor Brian encourages parents to lead with a grace-based approach.

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

laurieonWARM ,

Listen with your face

This has been so great! I love your 4 steps of connecting! Listen with your face! And I love the story how your daughter really could t see! It’s so easy to take things personally that aren’t about us at all!!thank you Jessica!!!

Thetoddclan ,

Excellent!!

I am so excited for this podcast and the book! They equip you to be a new parent but not really to parent teens. This is refreshing!

Charity E. ,

Thank you!

So thankful for this much needed resource for us parents of teens. Thank you!

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